“Explosive, young, and on the edge.” Mercedes Gower talks movie Brakes

Love in the city is hard. It’s a tricky beast, people weaving in and out of love under the London skyline. A lot of films have tried to capture this and portray it on the big screen. We end up with sickly awkward but genuinely sweet movies such as Love Actually or Man Up. But Mercedes Gowers’ Brakes is a toe-curling and intimately emotional indie … Continue reading “Explosive, young, and on the edge.” Mercedes Gower talks movie Brakes

“It isn’t just limited to prisons.” – Director Jairus McLeary talks The Work

We are always being told not to be emotional. We’re taught to keep our feelings to ourselves, to suffer in silence, and not to cry. We’re constantly told to bottle up until it explodes. Directed by Jairus McLeary & Gethin Aldous, The Work revolves around volunteers that head to Folsom Prison to participate in a group session with prison in order to deal with their emotional conflict … Continue reading “It isn’t just limited to prisons.” – Director Jairus McLeary talks The Work

Rupert Jones – Kaleidoscope Interview

A man, his mother, and a body. The sinister events of indie thriller Kaleidoscope will be chilling audience in cinemas right now . The film starring Toby Jones and Anne Reid looks at a young isolated man who goes on a date that goes horribly wrong. Engrossing and engaging, Kaleidoscope is an impressive thriller. We spoke with director Rupert Jones about his work. Where did … Continue reading Rupert Jones – Kaleidoscope Interview

“What do you know about his life?” – Hugh Welchman and Dorota Kobiela talk Loving Vincent

A man, the madness, and his magical painting. Vincent Van Gogh will always be remembered for his visionary work as well as the mental illness that plagued him most of his adult life. In a film that has 100 artists tackling intricate hand-painted frame, the artist is brought back to life in vivid and brilliance. To celebrate the release of Loving Vincent, we spoke to … Continue reading “What do you know about his life?” – Hugh Welchman and Dorota Kobiela talk Loving Vincent

Ritzy Shorts: Charlie Edwards-Moss & ‘Duke’s Pursuit’ Interview!

by Robert Makin. To celebrate the success of our special shorts night with International Review, and Ritzy Cinema, we’re talking  Duke’s Pursuit, a movie  about arevenge-obsessed industrialist hunts a former colleague and forms a partnership with an unlikely ally in this Icelandic set dark comedy thriller.W e spoke with  Charlie Edwards-Moss about his award-winning film.  What was the original inspiration for the film and for the character of Duke?  … Continue reading Ritzy Shorts: Charlie Edwards-Moss & ‘Duke’s Pursuit’ Interview!

Ritzy Shorts: Joe Ollman & ‘Meat on Bones’ Review

by Robert Makin. Ahead of our special shorts night with International Review, and Ritzy Cinema, we’re featuring the directors and their short films. Today we’re talking about Meat on Bones; a movie revolving around two politically and socially different people, uniting on a weird journey.  To celebrate the screening, we spoke with director and writer Joseph Ollman What was the initial inspiration for the story? Actually, the film … Continue reading Ritzy Shorts: Joe Ollman & ‘Meat on Bones’ Review